Steam Days - August 2019

£4.70 (Approx $5.84 or €5.30)


Trains of thought

Great Western passenger tank engines - Churchward’s early classes
Bill Aves looks at the evolution of tank engine design under G J Churchward in the early 1900s.

Rails to Ilkley
A meeting point of the North Eastern and Midland railways, Andrew Wilson examines how the arrival of railways transformed Ilkley and lower Wharfedale.

STEAM DAYS in Colour - 176: Spotlight on Inverness
Views from the late 1950s and early 1960s record latter day steam operations at this Highland hub.

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The railways of Highbridge and Burnham-on-Sea
Stanley C Jenkins looks at the Somerset and Dorset line through Highbridge, from Burnham-on-Sea and the Somerset Central Railway route to Cole.

Ellerman Lines - The penultimate Bulleid ‘Merchant Navy’ Pacific
Chris Andrews traces the life and times of Ellerman Lines, the famously sectionalised locomotive.


Tail Lamp – readers’ letters